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Should underperforming federal workers get raises?

You may recall, as we reported recently, that federal employees whose job performance is rated as unacceptable would not be eligible for annual raises under provisions included in a Republican-backed House bill that passed in late May.


The pay provisions are part of the annual defense authorization bill, which sets spending levels and policy for the Pentagon. Lawmakers regularly add government-wide personnel provisions to the bill despite its focus on military matters.

We want to know what federal employees, their family, friends and heck, their employers (the American public) think of the plan. Use the form below to share your thoughts and we’ll post some of the best responses later:

Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.


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